MGA CON 2017

Bringing action and adventure to Middle Georgia! February 18th & 19th 2017

About MGA Comic Con

Middle Georgia Comic Convention is owned and operated by Heroes & Villains Comics and Games located in Warner Robins GA.

This is MGA Con’s first annual Comic Convention. MGA Con has a variety of events dealer’s room, artist alley, panels, workshops, and a costume contest.

MGA Con’s Mission

Our mission is to provide a venue for true comic book fans to come together from every walk of life in an environment that is fun and friendly; promote the skills and talents associated with art and writing in the comic industry and showcase the medium in movies and videogames.

MGA Con is Proud to offer a variety of events that will keep you and your family entertained! Dealers Room, Artist alley, Art Show, BOARD Gaming, video gaming, Costume Contests, PANELS and Autograph Signings! Schedules will be posted soon! Keep checking back.


SATURDAY ACTIVITIES

Vendors & Artist Alley open

Panels throughout whole day

Drawing Contest (critiqued by Bob Pendarvis)

Movie room

Gaming & gaming demos

Trivia Contest

Costume contest at 7pm

Karoake right after costume contest til midnight


SUNDAY ACTIVITIES

Vendors & Artist Alley open

Panels throughout whole day

Drawing Contest (critiqued by Bob Pendarvis)

Movie Room

Gaming & gaming demos

Trivia Contest

Original Art Auction for Charity


Panel Schedule Saturday, 20 Feburary

TIME
PANEL
PRESENTERS
LOCATION
11:00am-12:00pm
G Studios Preview
Percie Wright
Ballrm A
12:00pm- 1:00pm
Secrets Of Storytelling
Ballrm A
12:00pm- 2:00pm
Hands on workshop: Build your own Link Hylian Shield!
Tim & Michelle Cunningham
Ballrm B/C
12:00pm- 1:00pm
Cover Artists
Tom Feister & Andrew Robinson
Ballrm D
1:00pm- 2:00pm
Voice Acting/Pokemon Trivia
Tara Sands
Ballrm A
1:00pm- 2:00pm
DC Current
Andy Smith & Brad Walker
Ballrm D
2:00pm- 3:00pm
Brain Blast Entertainment Trivia
Kris Price
Ballrm A
2:00pm- 3:00pm
Kaiju vs Godzilla
Matt Frank
Ballrm D
2:00pm- 3:00pm
Art of Cosplay
LILI & 501st
Ballrm B/C
3:00pm- 4:00pm
Drawing Contest
Bob Pendarvis
Ballrm D
3:00pm- 4:30pm
Under 18 Costume Contest
LILI, Lisa, & Jeannie
Ballrm B/C
3:00pm- 4:00pm
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Stephen Hayford
Ballrm A
4:00pm- 5:00pm
Walking with the Dead
Moses Moseley, Coleman Youmans, & Jason Virus
Ballrm A
4:00pm- 5:00pm
Married in Comics
Joe & Kristina-Deak Linsner
Ballrm D
4:30pm- 5:30pm
Flash-back to the 80s
John Beatty & Ron Wilson
Ballrm B/C
5:00pm- 6:30pm
Trivia Contest
Brain Blast Entertainment
Ballrm A
TBD
Costume Contest
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Ballrm B/C

SECRETS OF STORYDRAWING

Sequential Art Professor Bob Pendarvis returns to MGA CON to present his unique take on why learning how to write and draw comics is deceptively simple, yet wildly complicated. Want to improve your visual storytelling skills? Don't miss it!


Panel Schedule Sunday, 21 Feburary

TIME
PANEL
PRESENTERS
LOCATION
12:00pm- 1:00pm
After Art School
Bob Pendarvis & Tom Feister
Ballrm A
12:00pm- 1:00pm
Drawing Women in Comics
Joe Linsner & Budd Root
Ballrm D
12:00pm- 1:00pm
Working in Cartoons
Merrill Hagan & Tara Sands
Ballrm B/C
1:00pm- 2:00pm
G Studios Preview
Percie Wright
Ballrm A
1:00pm- 2:00pm
Ladies in Comics
Megan Levens, & Amanda Coronado
Ballrm B/C
1:00pm- 2:00pm
Homestuck
Mason Caskey
Ballrm D
2:00pm- 3:30pm
Comedy Geeks
Evan Valentine
Ballrm A
2:00pm- 3:00pm
Drawing Contest
Bob Pendarvis
Ballrm D
3:00pm- 4:00pm
Original Commission Art Auction
Don Johnson
Ballrm B/C
3:30pm- 5:00pm
Trivia Contest
Brain Blast Entertainment
Ballrm A

AFTER ART SCHOOL:

Sequential Art Professor Bob Pendarvis talks to comics pro TOM FEISTER about his time as a student in Bob's classes, working in a studio and becoming a freelance professional.


MGACON 2016 Movie Room 303 Schedule

Saturday 20 Feb

  • 10:00 AM Iron Man 3
  • 12:10 PM Thor The Dark World
  •   2:02 PMCaptain America The Winter Soldier
  •   4:18 PM Avengers Age of Ultron

Sunday 21 Feb

  • 10:00 AM Magic Knight Rayearth episode 1
  • 10:25 AM Dragon Ball Z Resurrection F
  • 12:00 PM Slayers Try episode 1
  • 12:30 PM The Epidemic - Preview Link! w/ Q&A by members of the cast and crew
  •   1:30 PM POKeMon episode 10
  •   1:50 PM  Adolescence of Utena       

Hands on workshop:  Build your own Link Hylian Shield!

Sat 12:00pm-2:00pm

Instructors: Tim & Michelle Cunningham

It is said that cosplay is 10% inspiration, 90% Craft Foam. If you would like to learn how to create your own Hylian Shield using floor foam and craft foam, join Tim & Michelle Cunningham as they teach you the tips and trick for working with this amazingly versatile medium.  Students will be supplied materials and tools for use as they are guided on cutting, heating, shaping and painting their Hylian Shield. At the end of this free two hour workshop you will have your very own personal shield just like Links!  Note: We will be working with sharp razors and cutting tools, minors will be required to be supervised by an adult at all times during this workshop.


MGACon 1st Annual Original Art Auction

Sun 3:00pm-4:00pm

100% of the proceeds will go to the Hephzibah Children’s Home in Macon, GA

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1.      This beautiful piece was done by Megan Levens who is currently working on Buffy the Vampire Slayer:


2.      This gorgeous sketch is a re-creation of Fantastic Four cover #112 done by the one and only Ron Wilson. 


3. From acclaimed comic book artist and inker Andy Smith.  This commission is a must have for any Batman and/or Superman fan!


4. This is an original cover by Matt Frank, Power Rangers vs Godzilla! This is a must have for any Godzilla or Power Rangers fan!


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5. Artist is Jarrod Alberich and he drew this for our con specifically!


6. Andrew Robinson's Wonder Woman piece.


G Studios 

Sat 11:00am-12:00pm, Sun 1:00pm-2:00pm

G Studios Is an independent multimedia company that spread's entertainment universally thru out the whole world. With its animation films & cinema films Division, music, artist, and music production division it brings light to a lot of talented artist and film directors, writers, and producer's as well as upcoming actor's and actress's. Also sharing a love for creativity with its art & comics division it shows the creative spirit for upcoming artist and creative minds of the young generation. G Studios also promotes all of its artists, writers, film directors, and animations team as well as music artists and music producers.

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Century: The web series is about one of our franchise’s comic book characters and it’s an action packed love drama story.


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The Epidemic

Sun 12:30pm-1:30pm

The Epidemic is a short film that chronicles one man's difficult journey and the choices he ultimately has to make. During a hard experience within his own personal life, a viral outbreak has Jim (Brett Driver) questioning his own need to survive. The answer is in the water. www.facebook.com/TheEpidemicShortFilm


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